Tag: Nebraska

Fluid Quip Technologies building Clean Sugar Technology Facility at York innovation center

Fluid Quip Technologies building Clean Sugar Technology Facility at York innovation center

January 19, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. and Ospraie Management announced that recently-acquired Fluid Quip Technologies (Fluid Quip) is engineering and constructing a fully scalable commercial Clean Sugar Technology (CST) production facility at the Green Plains York Innovation Center. This technology effectively transforms a dry milling facility into a clean sugar biorefinery where dextrose/glucose replaces ethanol as […]

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Green Plains completes USP upgrade at York biorefinery

Green Plains completes USP upgrade at York biorefinery

January 12, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. announced the completion of its upgrade to United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Grade alcohol at its York, Neb. biorefinery. The York upgrade included the installation of a new distillation production unit, and remains capable of producing up to 50 million gallons per year. The York, Neb. biorefinery will be further upgraded […]

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Green Plains and Ospraie buy majority interest in Fluid Quip Technologies

Green Plains and Ospraie buy majority interest in Fluid Quip Technologies

January 5, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. has acquired a majority interest in Fluid Quip Technologies (Fluid Quip) in a joint transaction led by Ospraie Management LLC. The acquisition capitalizes on the core strengths of the partners to develop and implement proven, value-added agriculture, food and industrial biotechnology systems, and to rapidly expand installation of Ultra-High Protein […]

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Oil industry argues against biofuel coalition’s attempt to regain “missing gallons”

Oil industry argues against biofuel coalition’s attempt to regain “missing gallons”

December 30, 2020 |

In Nebraska, DTN reports the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers has filed a motion this week with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit arguing that the biofuels industry has no right to the 500 million “missing” gallons lost when the Environmental Protection Agency waived their compliance in 2016. A coalition […]

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ADM temporarily shutters Nebraska dry mill plant due to excess corn supplies

ADM temporarily shutters Nebraska dry mill plant due to excess corn supplies

December 23, 2020 |

In Nebraska, Bloomberg reports that as ethanol demand continues to be hit by the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic raging across the US, ADM has taken the decision to idle its Columbus dry ethanol mill through December 27 due to excessive corn supplies. The company’s two dry mill plants it idled in April at […]

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Green Plains sells Hereford ethanol plant for $39M plus up to additional $75M

Green Plains sells Hereford ethanol plant for $39M plus up to additional $75M

December 15, 2020 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Green Plains Hereford LLC, has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Hereford Ethanol Partners, L.P. to sell its 100 million gallon ethanol plant located in Hereford, Texas for $39 million, plus working capital, and an earnout provision of up to $75 million related to certain […]

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Green Plains teams with Japanese aquafeed company

Green Plains teams with Japanese aquafeed company

October 29, 2020 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains and its wholly owned subsidiary Optimal Aquafeed, announced the formation of an exclusive partnership with Hayashikane Sangyo of Japan, one of the oldest and most successful integrated aquafeed companies in the world. The companies have come together to deliver innovative solutions for fast-growing global aquaculture markets using technology developed and successfully […]

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ADM wants Green Plains class-action suit shifted to Illinois

ADM wants Green Plains class-action suit shifted to Illinois

October 28, 2020 |

In Nebraska, DTN reports ADM is trying to get a legal spat over alleged ethanol market manipulation brought by Green Plains in a Nebraska federal court shifted to Illinois where two similar cases with Midwest Renewable Energy and Switzerland-based AOT Holdings are currently underway. The class-action lawsuit filed in July by Green Plains accuses ADM […]

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Nebraska Environmental Trust sued for awarding $1.8M blender pump grant

Nebraska Environmental Trust sued for awarding $1.8M blender pump grant

October 13, 2020 |

In Nebraska, the Omaha World Herald newspaper reports the Nebraska Environmental Trust has been sued in county court for approving a $1.8 million grant for blender pumps. The two critics to the project who brought the suit say that the required eight votes in favor by the board weren’t reached at the meetings in February […]

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Ethanol crush margins take a hit from higher corn prices

Ethanol crush margins take a hit from higher corn prices

October 8, 2020 |

In Nebraska, DTN reports the crush margins on its hypothetical ethanol plant took a hit recently due to rising corn futures that were 54 cents per bushel higher than when last calculated in August at $3.79. The jump in corn prices pushed the crush margin into negative territory to a 7.6 cent per gallon loss […]

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